The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 100 103 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 19 17 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.78% 2.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.03% 9.94% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 38
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£275 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £394 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
HP Quality Center
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
158 171 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.52% 7.83% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 106 82
Average daily rate £325 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £16.80 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.04 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +7 15 £275 +6.79% 3
South Yorkshire +10 4 £288 -23.33%
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 26 (41.27%) HP
2 25 (39.68%) Finance
3 23 (36.51%) SQL
3 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
4 21 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 19 (30.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (30.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (28.57%) Banking
6 18 (28.57%) Retail
7 14 (22.22%) ISEB
8 13 (20.63%) Functional Testing
9 12 (19.05%) QA
10 11 (17.46%) Windows
10 11 (17.46%) VMware
11 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
12 8 (12.70%) High Availability
12 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
12 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (9.52%) JIRA
14 6 (9.52%) NHS
14 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
15 5 (7.94%) Test Management
16 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
16 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
16 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) CMS
1 2 (3.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP IS-U
1 4 (6.35%) SAP CRM
2 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.17%) JUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Toad
6 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Banking
2 18 (28.57%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (74.60%) Analyst
2 46 (73.02%) Test Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Web Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Release Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Manual Tester
8 1 (1.59%) Change Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (1.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (3.17%) iSeries
2 2 (3.17%) AS400
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
2 19 (30.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (20.63%) Functional Testing
4 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.70%) High Availability
4 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
4 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.94%) Test Management
8 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
8 4 (6.35%) CRM
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL
9 3 (4.76%) ETL
9 3 (4.76%) Scrum
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
9 3 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 14 (22.22%) ISEB
3 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) HP
2 11 (17.46%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) BMC
5 2 (3.17%) Remedy
6 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Pega
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